RUSSELL THOMAS ROBERTS, 99, of Ewa Beach, died Nov. 28, 1999. Born in Santa Rosa, Calif. Retired inventory manager. Survived by granddaughter, Pelelini Torbett; four great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren. No Hawaii funeral; burial in California. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
JOHN “CHICO” RICHARD ROBLEDO, 65, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Dec. 11, 1999. Born in Hakalau, Hawaii. A captain retired from the state’s Kulani Correctional Facility. Survived by wife, Olivia; sons, Conrad Robledo and Neal Nishimoto; daughters, Barbara Brown, Andrea Caceres, Roxanne Takemoto, Lorna McEntee, Pamela Cabatu and Nadine Icari; brother, Wayne; sister, Ann Dinwiddie; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 11 a.m. Burial at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
ANGELA MARIE RUSTIN, 72, of Ho-nolulu, died Dec. 10, 1999. Born in Ansonia, Conn. A telemarketer. Survived by son, James Fulgoni; sister, Sally Coleiaghi; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; memorial service 10:30 a.m.
FRANK CURTIS SYLVA, 85, of Paia, Maui, died Dec. 10, 1999. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired 30-year veteran of Maui police force. Survived by wife, Catherine; sons, Kenneth, Alan, Mike, Howard; daughters, Ululani Naganuma, Elladine Adolpho, Pamela; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brothers, Cecil, Rene, Randal; sisters, Irene Ahai, Olga DePonte, Vera Williams. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Cremation follows. Private scattering of ashes at later date. No flowers. Casual attire.
HARUYO TERADA, 80, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Dec. 14, 1999. Born in Hilo. A member of HGEA Retirees and Panaewa Kumiai. Survived by son, Henry; daughters, Hazel Lo and April Stone; brother, Rikio Miyasaki; sisters, Nora Nakashima, Yaeko Haga, Ayako Yamasato and Tatsue Nakamura; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson. Visitation 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, Hilo; service 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
JARVIS F. WAAHILA, 54, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, died Dec. 10, 1999. Born in Kailua-Kona. A fire captain retired from the airports division, Keahole International Airport. Survived by wife, Sharon; sons, Cordell, Harry and Calvin; daughter, Cheryl; brother, Edward; sisters, Sarah Ah You, Julia Yonemura and Helena Kalele; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Mokuaikaua Church, Kailua-Kona; memorial service 5 p.m. Departure from Honokohau Harbor at 8:30 a.m. Saturday for scattering of ashes. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
IZEK NUUMOTO WILLIAMS, infant son of Aiisha Williams, died Dec. 4, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by brother, Izeiah Williams; grandmother, Leila Johnson. Private service held. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
ROBERT A. WONG, 50, of Honolulu, died Dec. 12, 1999. Born in Honolulu. A maintenance man for the state government. Survived by son, Gary; daughter, Casey; mother of his children, Clarice Tamura; sisters, Kathleen and Darlene; brother, Larry Jr.; father, Larry Sr. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
BRIAN TAKEO “YAMA” YAMASHIRO, 36, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Dec. 11, 1999. Born in Pahala, Hawaii. An employee of Ho‘owaiwai Farm and Gardens and the Karaoke Box. Survived by wife, Lela; sons, Joshua and Jordan; stepson, Brandon Fukushima; mother, Mildred Yamashiro; hanai grandmother, Sadame Watanabe; sisters, Debbie Doliente and Lorna Fujioka; brother, Mike. Visitation 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
MATEA RUMBAOA ACORDA, 96, of Honolulu, died Dec. 1, 1999. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by daughters, Vicenta Bamba and Carlota Acoba; brother, Pedro Arucan; 22 grandchildren; 53, great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
EDNA ENA AKUI, 88, of Honolulu, died Dec. 4, 1999. Born in Keei, South Kona, Hawaii. Member of Kawaiahao Missionary Mothers, Daughters of Kawaiahao and Makua Christian Endeavor Society. Survived by son, Charles Akui; sister, Mary Kamaka Grace; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; son-in-law, Albert Yuen. Visitation 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday at Kawaiahao Church; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
VERNAL “HOPPY” “LEN” LEONARD ARMANT, 58, of Mililani, died Dec. 12, 1999. Born in Vacherie, La. Employed with Defense Logistics Agency, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Survived by wife, Linda Jane; daughters, Lucia Crosley and Francine Mata; one granddaughter; brothers, Riley and Julius; sisters, Willa Mae Simon, Joyce Jackson and Barbara Cambrice. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Schofield Barracks Post Church; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
JOSEPH BRIAN BENTON, infant son of Brian and Pam Benton, died Dec. 13, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by brother, Adam; grandmother, June Olson; grandparents, Marlene and Ken Carlin; grandmother, Arlene Benton; grandparents, Fred and Marian Adam. Service 11 a.m. tomorrow at Our Redeemer Church. Burial Wednesday in Wilcox, Neb. No flowers. Donations to Joseph Benton Memorial Fund, 250 Opihikao Way, Honolulu, HI 96825. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
EMMA NAILIULAOKALANI WOODWARD BOTELHO, 93, of Honolulu, died Dec. 10, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Graduate of Kamehameha Class of 1926, retired from Sears. Survived by husband, Joseph; sons, Herbert “Sonny” and Harold “Buddy” Gordon; daughters, Juliette Antoque, Charlotte Nagai, Emma Villa, Angeline Soares, Patricia Hall; brother, Raymond Peters; sisters, Edna Shea and Leimomi Peters Kau; 39 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:15 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Additional information provided by family.
ALBERT CAMARA, 96, of Kahului, Maui, died Dec. 6, 1999. Born in Pahala, Maui. Retired outfield supervisor for HC&S. Survived by son, Richard Camara; daughters, Elsie DeRego and Hilda Cabrido; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. yesterday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. today at Christ the King Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial follows at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
CHONG HO CHO, 74, of Honolulu, died Dec. 13, 1999. Born in Korea. Survived by wife, Sun Ok Ko; sons, Robert and Kil; daughters, Yong Sheata, Ok Sun Hong and Kum Ja Cho; sister, Sun Im Cho; four grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
JULIA FELIACIANO CORTEZ, 71, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, died Dec. 15, 1999. Survived by son, Benjamin; daughters, Evelyn Nobriga, Caroline Blakley, Susan Gattis, Sandra Santos, Veronica Salvador and Priscilla Cortez; brother, William “Willy”; sister, Vivian Velez; 20 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Mortuary; prayers 7 p.m. Visitation also Monday; Mass 12:15 p.m.; burial follows at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. No flowers. Casual attire.
THOMAS “TOMMY” DUARTE SR., 82, of Holualoa, Kona, Hawaii, died Dec. 10, 1999. Born in Holualoa. Retired rancher, farmer and landlord. Survived by sons, Charles, Thomas and Albert; daughter, Rosalie Pacheco; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; service 10 a.m.; burial at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Kona.
JOHN-PEYTON LOPAKA FONG, 29, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Nov. 20, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Mechanic. Survived by parents, Robert Fong Sr. and Carol VonHartman; brother, Robert; stepsisters, April French and Colleen Williams; grandparents, Benjamin and Kathryne Fong. Service 7 p.m. Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Aiea. Scattering of ashes at the Pali Lookout Tuesday. Arrangements by Indianapolis Crematory.
MOSES RAPHAEL LAPAELA “MOKI” FOSTER, 63, of Wailuku, Maui, died Dec. 12, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Worked for more than 15 years with Roberts Hawaii as tour bus driver. Survived by sons, Robert Preston, Moses Raphael Lapaela Jr., Kimo Alan, Craig Noah, Brian Iaukea and Michael Alika; daughters, Cheryl Ann Moana Hayes and Robin Celest Worrell; brothers, Raymond Foster , and Joseph, Gordon and Andrew Zablan; sisters, Margaret Fischer, Elizabeth Dela Cruz and Henrietta Ramos; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial follows at Makawao Cemetery. Aloha attire.
ABRAHAM AKIMA “FROGGY” AH HEE, 80, of Lahaina, Maui, died Dec. 13, 1999. Born in Lahaina. Retired from the refuse department for Maui County. Survived by sons, Abraham “Snake” and Calvin “Deigo;” daughters, Janice Hussey, Valerie Wright, Primrose Corpuz and Sandra Arlantico; brothers, Stanley “King Kong” Kamohalii, Albert and Edward; sisters, Dorothy “Lady Moon” Kauhane, Lydia Makuakane, Mary Lei Kubo, Pua Enos, Winifred Enriquez and Leilani Waikiki; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. today at Waiola Church; service 7:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes 9 a.m. tomorrow at Launiupoko Beach Park (Lahaina end). Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
KENNETH “KEN” KENJI HORIO, 74, of Honolulu, died Dec. 11, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Royal Adventure Travels tour escort. Survived by wife, Lily; son, Keith; daughter, Lynn Monnat; brothers, Jack, Edward, Richard, Arthur and Rodney; sisters,Joan Uyeda and Nancy Sakai. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
SEIGO KAGAWA, 84, of Waimea, Kauai, died Dec. 15, 1999. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Retired business manager with Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital and served in World War II with the 100th Infantry Battalion 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by wife, Hisaye; son, Glenn; daughter, Susan Miura; four grandchildren; brother, Ernest Saburo; sister, Nora Muraoka. Service 3 p.m. Sunday at Waimea United Church of Christ; burial 5 p.m. at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
PAUL N. KAJIYAMA, 74, of Kailua, died Dec. 11, 1999. Retired president of Bene-Flex Hawaii Inc., and an employee of Benefit Administration Service. Survived by wife, Violet “Mia”; daughters, Paula Daligcon, Lee Carson and Donna Shearer; son, Shawn; 10 grandchildren. Scattering of ashes 9:30 a.m. Monday at Kaneohe Yacht Club. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
FREDERICK D. KAMAI JR., 47, of Kaneohe, died Dec. 12, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Retired master sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps. Survived by sons, Frederick III, Michael and Sean; daughter, Kristen Kamai; stepmother, Jackaylne Feiloakitau; brothers, Michael, Danny,Tony, Farryl and Davyn; sisters, Debra Mendez, Shellie DePonte, Michele Kamai-Ayuma, Deena and Jackylne; four grandchildren. Graveside services 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.